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Glenn Korff School of Music

calendar icon20 Sep 2013    

It's official: Glenn Korff School of Music

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s School of Music has been renamed the Glenn Korff School of Music in honor of Glenn Korff, who announced in August a gift of $8 million to the University of Nebraska Foundation to support the School.

The name change was approved by the Board of Regents at their Sept. 20 meeting.

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Dave Hall

calendar icon20 Sep 2013    

Hall makes his faculty artist performance debut-Postponed

Note: This concert has been postponed. Watch music.unl.edu for information on rescheduling.

New Glenn Korff School of Music faculty Dave Hall will present a percussion recital at 7:30 p.m. on October 1st in Kimball Recital Hall.

“The unique thing about percussion recitals is the instrumentation is always different, and the wide array of sounds and possibilities present in percussion music is always exciting to me,” Hall said. “This recital will feature a mix of solo and chamber works and will traverse a wide expressive range from aggressive to cerebral to joyful.”

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Conference speakers Christian Patterson and John Pfahl.

calendar icon20 Sep 2013    

Art and Art History to host Midwest photo conference

Hundreds of photographers will converge in Lincoln when the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Art and Art History hosts the Midwest Society for Photographic Education (SPE) 2013 Conference Oct. 24-27.

Professor of Art Dana Fritz, who teaches photography at UNL, is co-chairing the conference, along with Larry Gawel, area head of photography at Metro Community College in Omaha.

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Carol Cope

calendar icon16 Sep 2013    By Brian Reetz

UNL alumna Cope leaves $1 million to support music, business

University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumna Carol Cope has directed a $1 million gift through her estate to provide permanently endowed support for faculty professorships in business and music at UNL.

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Leonard Bernstein

calendar icon10 Sep 2013    By Brian Reetz

UNL Faculty Presents Leonard Bernstein's Music For Brass

Leonard Bernstein completed his suite of brass pieces on April 8, 1959. They were written for members of the New York Philharmonic and received their premier at Carnegie Hall. The pieces were commissioned by the Juilliard Musical Foundation. This set of pieces, to be performed by members of the Glenn Korff School of Music faculty, is rarely performed as a set and are all influenced by Bernstein's love of jazz. The event will take place at 3 p.m., September 22 in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Jamie Reimer

calendar icon06 Sep 2013    By Brian Reetz

Reimer to present recital of American Art Songs

Soprano Jamie Reimer and pianist Michael Cotton present a recital of American art songs on Thursday, September 19. The event at Kimball Recital Hall begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

The repertoire explores the rich harmonies and lyrical vocal lines of the late 19th century through the middle 20th century, and includes works by Ernst Bacon, Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, and John Duke.

Audiences will also hear the American premiere of Robert Owens' 4 Sonnets to Duse, written in 2012 for Jamie Reimer to the poetry of Sara Teasdale

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 Rebecca Fischer

calendar icon28 Aug 2013    By Brian Reetz

Chiara String Quartet’s Fischer prepares for solo recital

Rebecca Fischer, violinist of the acclaimed Chiara String Quartet, presents a recital of all unaccompanied violin music on September 10 in UNL's Kimball Recital Hall. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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Bemis / UNL logos

calendar icon28 Aug 2013    

UNL and Bemis Center announce major new prize for MFA graduates

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Department of Art and Art History and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha announced the inauguration of the Bemis Center Residency Prize for graduates from the UNL Master of Fine Arts program. The Residency Prize will be awarded annually to an outstanding MFA student graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. All third-year MFA students are eligible to apply for the Residency Prize. UNL art and art history faculty will nominate students for consideration; the Bemis Center will determine the recipient.

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Rebecca Clarke

calendar icon27 Aug 2013    

Faculty concert to feature work of Rebecca Clarke

Violist Clark Potter, violinist David C. Neely, mezzo-soprano Kate Butler and pianist Ann Chang present the luscious music of the English composer and violist Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979) at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8 at Kimball Recital Hall. The Glenn Korff School of Music event is free and open to the public.

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Kay Wilwerding, "Gradient," tree bark, 10" x 10', 2013

calendar icon26 Aug 2013    

Nebraska National Exhibition ends Sept. 27

The Department of Art and Art History will host the second annual Nebraska National Exhibition this Fall, featuring the categories of painting, drawing, and sculpture.

The exhibition opens on First Friday, Sept. 6 and continues through Sept. 27 in the Eisentrager-Howard Gallery in Richards Hall. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 12:30-4:30 p.m.

A First Friday opening reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 6 from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery.

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